Moore, J. Hamilton. The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant; Being a Collection of Select Pieces from our best Modern Writers. New-London: Samuel Green, for John W. Green, 1802. 
Full calf, scuffed and worn, outer hinges fine, lacks the spine title label, 4 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches. (iv.), (1)-392 pp., lacks the last two leaves of text (pp. 393-396). Foxing, faint stains. Fair. Hardcover.
Title continues: Calculated to Eradicate vulgar Prejudices and Rusticity of Manners; Improve the Understanding; Rectify the Will; Purify the Passions; Direct the Minds of Youth to the Pursuit of proper Objects; and to facilitate their Reading, Writing, and Speaking the English Language, with Elegance and Propriety. Particularly adapted for the use of our eminent Schools and Academies, as well as private persons, who have not an opportunity of perusing the Works of those celebrated Authors, from whence this collection is made. Divided into small portions, for the ease of reading in classes.
“An antique, early American edition of a precious guide for all young people. Including a guide to good manners at home and in all domains of life and society. Educational in morality as well as philosophy and the good use of the English language, this volume is a collection of the most relevant texts by various authors from the political figures of Ancient Rome, examples of worth and virtue, to biblical references, all contributing to the work's richness. The young gentleman or lady will thereby learn how to behave well in any circle of society, as well as valuable advice to earn the respect and consideration of their peers.” - Panoply Books catalogue.